Learning Support Worker, Gloucestershire

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Priory College Swindon - Stroud CampusGloucestershire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Priory College Stroud Campus, Stratford Road, Stroud, GL5 4AH

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (term time only)

As a Learning Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in their education and the planning of goals.

Experience is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and have the compassion and patience needed to support.

The successful candidate will also carry out a number of administration tasks, including writing reports for parents and external agencies, as well as daily paperwork.  You will be alert and observant with regards to the well being of the learners and aware of the specific needs of learners with Asperger’s Syndrome.  As a member of the team, you'll be sharing and recording information as appropriate.

Priory College Stroud campus is an independent specialist college for young people aged 16 to 25 with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome and associated complex needs including behavioural difficulties.

We aim to provide every young person with an individually tailored programme of education, care, work experience, leisure and life skills and training within the community, to enable them to live as independently as possible.

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways: https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/   

For amazing work, we give amazing rewards:

  • Online discounts and cash back for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.


References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

Disclosure

Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.



More about Priory College Swindon - Stroud Campus
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Type: Special Needs
Age Range: 16 - 22 years
Address: Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 800 840 3219

Our Stroud Campus is part of Priory College Swindon. Priory College Swindon incorporates a number of community-based settings, including residential homes, teaching space and therapy rooms. We also enjoy close working relationships with a number of p...